Careers at Torys

Current Opportunities

Torys LLP is a highly respected international business law firm with offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary, Montréal and Halifax. At Torys, diversity is a core strength. Our commitment to diversity informs our recruitment, retention, development and advancement practices with respect to all of our members. We thrive on the multifaceted and unique perspectives and talents of our people believing that diverse viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences enrich our professional lives, strengthen the quality of our work and improve our ability to respond to the full spectrum of our clients’ needs.

Our lawyers work together to offer seamless cross-border services to our clients all over the world. Dedication to professional excellence and outstanding client service is Torys’ hallmark. Of equal importance is our commitment to maintaining a collegial working environment – one that brings together individuals with diverse backgrounds, personalities and styles in an atmosphere of friendship and team spirit. As a Torys employee, you will enjoy both an exciting, fast-paced work environment and a supportive, collegial and team-based culture. At Torys, we take pride in our ability to attract and retain individuals who excel in their respective fields. We do this by providing stimulating work and learning and development opportunities, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Mid-Level Corporate Associate (Halifax)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join our Legal Services Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is an unique role as your work will be focused with one of our key clients. As a mid-level associate in this role, you will have key oversight of the closing process from beginning to end. You will work closely with your team to ensure a high level of efficiency, accuracy and expertise throughout the process.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5-7 years’ experience working as a corporate associate at a large law firm. We are seeking someone who can adapt easily to new processes and technologies and who wants to engage in important work for a prestigious client in a flexible and collaborative setting. You must also be willing to learn and to develop your skills, and have a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability. You must have excellent judgment, attention to detail, organizational skills, and superior communication skills. The LSC team includes lawyers with a range of practice experience (from 4 years to 10+ years).

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a corporate associate, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • draft pricing supplements and notes (determine which precedent to use when preparing the pricing supplements, understand the various structures and spot inconsistencies/issues, signing off on documents, etc.)
    • advise on incidental securities law matters (e.g. prospectus renewals, timelines, pre-clearance and filing requirements)
  • Providing support and training to the senior and junior paralegals
  • Exceptional attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to collaborate
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team and works well under pressure
  • Superior client service skills and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities, timelines and processes. Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple hard deadlines
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to embrace new challenges and focus on continuing professional development
  • Member of good standing of a provincial bar and willing to be called to the Ontario bar

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-HeadSenior Manager, Professional Resources

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

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We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Corporate Associate (Halifax)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a corporate lawyer with at least three years of experience to join our Legal Services Centre (LSC) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In this role, you will review non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) for key clients, revising them to meet the clients’ requirements, advising on provisions, and negotiating with counterparty’s counsel. You will work as part of a team with colleagues in our Toronto office to carry out this work quickly and accurately in accordance with established policies and procedures. This work offers the successful candidate an opportunity to engage in challenging, important work in a flexible and collaborative setting. Successful candidates will be provided with necessary training and professional support to ensure their success in this position.

The ideal candidate will have experience working as a corporate lawyer at a top law firm, financial institution, private equity firm or pension fund, have a strong service orientation, excellent time management and organizational skills and superior attention to detail, and be able to work quickly and accurately on a high volume of NDAs.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • experience drafting or reviewing agreements as a corporate associate at a top law firm, financial institution, private equity firm or pension fund
  • excellent time management and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • excellent judgment, a high degree of professionalism, excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to work collaboratively with client personnel and constructively with counterparty’s counsel
  • ability to work independently and as a part of a team to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working on several NDAs in a fast paced environment
  • ability to adapt to changing priorities and timelines
  • willingness to contribute to NDA process improvement initiatives
  • ability to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands. Some weekend work from home may be required
  • member of good standing of a provincial bar and willing to be called to the Ontario bar

APPLICATIONS

If this opportunity excites you, please submit your cover letter, résumé and transcripts to Kimberly SheldrakeSenior Manager, Professional Resources.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.


We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly SheldrakeSenior Manager, Professional Resources.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

Senior Manager, Intellectual Property Business (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Manager, Intellectual Property Business is responsible for the management, delivery and administration of the firm’s IP support services provided to clients (internal and external). Working in collaboration with various stakeholders (lawyers, law clerks, and legal assistants) the incumbent is also accountable for ensuring that IP processes, procedures and systems effectively support our clients.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Daily Operations

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the IP support services provided to the IP department.
  • Work with stakeholders to identify and make recommendations to optimize operational best practices and implement any policies, procedures and technical changes. Chair regular meetings with stakeholders to communicate any changes.
  • Manage IP electronic tracking and file tracker systems which includes implementing upgrades as required.
  • Oversee the transfer of large intake files and review files in preparation for closing.

Technology, Process & Workflow

  • Manage and monitor IP databases (TIPS and FogBugz) to ensure data integrity.
  • Work with stakeholders (lawyers, law clerks and legal assistants) to identify opportunities to better utilize existing IP systems (e.g. TIPS, FogBugz) and make recommendations to enhance as required.
  • Maintain awareness and keep current of emerging IP technologies and relevant law updates.
  • Partner with Information Services and third party vendors to test new IP technological solutions. Assess, identify and make recommendations to implement new software/hardware and any other IP related tools to support stakeholders (lawyers, law clerks and legal assistants).
  • Assess current processes and workflows and make recommendations to streamline processes as needed.

Client/Vendor Engagement

  • Negotiate terms of contract and oversee work performed by vendors to ensure they adhere to the terms and service level agreements. Act as the liaison to translate business requirements of the program and/or process and oversee the build and delivery of customized solutions which includes liaising with stakeholders to define the scope of upgrade.

Team Engagement

  • Provide direction, coaching and development support to direct reports.
  • Participate in the recruitment process with HR and/or IP Partner.

Budget

  • Establish expense and revenue (recoveries) budgets and monitor actuals against budgets raising any issues with firm management as required.

Other

  • Onboard new hires into the department and provide overview of department and IP programs (e.g., TIPS and FogBugz).
  • Participate in special projects/initiatives.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Undergraduate education in Business or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • Minimum 5+ years previous experience in an IP law clerk role.
  • Minimum 7-10 years of management experience, preferably in a professional services environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of legal markets and the legal professional landscape.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite - which includes a strong working knowledge of Outlook, Excel and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Strong aptitude for utilizing technology in improving speed, accuracy and efficiency of a process within a law firm environment.
  • Proven ability to establish and build trust-based working relationship with stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership, relationship, collaboration and consultation skills – able to motivate and direct a team.
  • Able to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) to a broad range of audiences including partners, senior management and clients.
  • Results-oriented, self-directed individual with the demonstrated ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Strong project and time management skills and ability to manage a variety of concurrent projects.
  • Solid strategic and analytical thinking skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Manager, Human Resources (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a Manager, Human Resources to join our Human Resources team. This position requires an individual with proven experience, a strong client service orientation and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Employee Relations & Policy Interpretation/Creation - Provide coaching and counseling services to leaders and employees on employee relations matters. Provide guidance on the interpretation and execution of HR policies and practices. Make recommendations on new and existing policies and programs to ensure compliance with all related legislation.
  • Recruitment & Onboarding - Manage the recruitment process. Work with leaders to define job specifications, liaise with recruiters, conduct interviews and make final selection recommendations to hiring managers. Negotiate terms of employment in line with established parameters. Work with managers and trainers to develop onboarding and orientation plans for new hires aimed at integrating them into the firm in a manner that will increase their opportunity for success.
  • Performance Management - Provide guidance and support to leaders on the performance management program to manage, motivate and direct performance. Provide direction on the development of annual performance plans. Coach employees and managers on performance related issues. Prepare performance improvements plans as required. Work with leaders and internal counsel to determine appropriate strategies for managing firm initiated terminations.
  • Compensation & Job Evaluation - Work with client group leaders to determine year-end salary and bonus recommendations in line with salary structure and incentive guidelines. Use market and business knowledge, in conjunction with the firm’s compensation principles and policies, to assess the implication of market trends on client groups.
  • Work with leaders to identify jobs requiring evaluation. Participate in job evaluation process. Conduct internal and external benchmark analysis and develop recommendations.
  • Department Structure & Job Design - Provide advice and recommendations to leaders on the effective structure and utilization of administrative staff.
  • Training and Development - Work with leaders to identify training and development needs. Research and recommend courses and training programs.
  • Participate in committees, initiatives, programs and projects as needed.
  • Provide direction, coaching and development support to indirect reports.
  • Monitor expenses against budget for various GLs.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Human Resources Management. A CHRP or CHRL designation would be an asset.
  • Minimum 5+ years of previous related experience, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Knowledge of Canadian employment legislation.
  • Solid understanding of all human resources functions including performance management, compensation and job evaluation.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Strong leadership, relationship, collaboration and consultation skills.
  • Sound judgement – the ability to work with tact, poise and discretion.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, efficient and organized.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Manager, Marketing (Calgary)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a Manager, Marketing to join our Marketing & Business Development (M&BD) department to deliver brand building marketing campaigns and client initiatives for our Calgary office. This position works collaboratively with the M&BD team and consults and seeks guidance from lawyers to plan and execute on key deliverables.



KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Promotion and Awareness Building:

  • Draft campaign content and determine the approach, including best use of various advertising, community building and media channels (print, digital, social media).
  • Deliver marketing and communication campaigns in support of firm objectives and priorities.

Legal marketing:

  • Raise and maintain the profile of the firm within the Calgary market by developing submissions for various industry directories and ranking agencies, award nominations and other industry-specific marketing initiatives.

Proposals/Pitches:

  • Work closely with the M&BD team to prepare pitches, proposals and other credentialing material across all relevant practice areas, which includes all activities from initiation of the opportunity to delivery of the final product (e.g., assessing the opportunity, planning and strategizing, drafting responses and finalizing and submitting).
  • Participate in (and lead when appropriate) strategy meetings.
  • Understand the content of the opportunity and/or client situation and customize content accordingly to clearly address client needs and articulate the firm’s distinguishing features as they relate to the client’s situation.
  • Make recommendations regarding material, format, length, comprehensiveness, etc.

Conferences and Events:

  • Work with internal event team to manage all activities related to the planning, organization and execution of various meetings and client and industry events such as round tables, deal closing dinners and sponsored conferences.

Client Professional Development:

  • Work with internal learning team to plan and deliver professional development sessions (annually) to Calgary clients on a variety of market and legal developments.
  • Work with Calgary lawyers to generate client communications and thought leadership to communicate developments.

Client/Vendor Engagement:

  • Work with external vendors to ensure adherence to contract terms and service level agreements.  Act as the liaison to translate business requirements of the program and/or process and oversee the build and delivery of customized solutions.
  • Responsible for building and managing relationships with stakeholders (internal and external) and identifying opportunities to support their business requirements.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Work with the Director, M&BD on driving various continuous improvements in terms of process, awareness, knowledge and capability within marketing.

Budget:

  • Support and provide input into the annual budget.
  • Manage and monitor expenses against budget for various GLs.

Other:

  • Support business and client development initiatives, and other departmental writing and editing as required.
  • Participate in committees, initiatives, programs and projects as needed.
  • Provide direction, coaching and development support to stakeholders.


ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Undergraduate education in Business, Marketing, Communication or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • Minimum 8 years previous experience in a marketing and/or business development management role, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • In-depth knowledge of legal markets and the legal professional landscape.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite - which includes a strong working knowledge of Outlook, Excel and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Proven ability to establish and build trust-based working relationship with lawyers.
  • Strong leadership, relationship, collaboration and consultation skills and the ability to work with tact, poise and discretion.
  • Able to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) to a broad range of audiences including to lawyers, senior management and clients.
  • Exceptional written communication skills with proven persuasive writing abilities.
  • Results-oriented, self-directed individual with the demonstrated ability to prioritize.


HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com)

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities.  If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

Mid-Level Corporate Associate (Mining Group, Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a mid-level corporate associate to join our leading and growing mining practice. The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years’ experience at a major law firm with an emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance in the mining sector. Experience with various aspect of the mining sector, including project development, public and private corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures will be an asset. The ideal candidate will bring with them a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 4 to 6 years of corporate experience;
  • experience advising clients on M&A transactions ( public and private), financings (public and private), securities law and, joint ventures and earn-in arrangements;
  • experience advising companies on continuous disclosure, stock exchange matters and shareholder arrangements;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

APPLICATIONS

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-HeadSenior Manager, Professional Resources.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

Technical Support Analyst (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a Technical Support Analyst to join our Information Services team. This position requires an individual with a strong client service orientation and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Answer Help Desk calls, emails, walk-in requests and provide one-on-one support to end-users within established SLAs.
  • Responsible for the entry of service requests, incidents and resolutions into the Service Management software following existing procedures.
  • Responsible for providing assistance in resolving incidents and problems using remote control software within established SLAs.
  • Provide desk side support as required for calls that cannot be resolved over the phone.
  • Escalate incidents and problems that cannot be resolved over the phone or through remote control using appropriate escalation procedures.
  • Contribute to and maintain documentation and solutions stored in our internal knowledge base.
  • Carry a pager and/or cellular phone during evenings and weekends on a rotational basis to provide off-hours support. Must be flexible and able to work rotating shifts.
  • Provide and support laptops and mobile devices for end-users as required.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • Minimum 6 month’s Help Desk or client support experience, preferably in a professional services firm.
  • Complete familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with ITIL considered an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Determined with a can-do, hands on approach.
  • Ability to work rotational late shifts.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Malinda Dunfield, Manager, Human Resources.

Specialist, HR Systems & Reporting (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Human Resources Services, the Specialist, HR Systems & Reporting is responsible for the day to day delivery and operations of all routine and complex HR systems and reporting.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Systems Oversight: Acts as a key point of contact for internal stakeholders to provide HR systems and technology support to meet the needs of end users; maintains knowledge and familiarity with HR systems and databases; manages daily operations and transactions to ensure technical solutions are operating as expected; troubleshoots complex system issues; manages routine system upgrades and updates systems documentation.
  • Process Mapping: Under the direction of the Sr. Manager, HR Services designs process maps of key procedures to ensure technology solutions are fully leveraged and to support transactions in the employee lifecycle; partners with stakeholders to support interdependent processes to ensure seamless operations; creates test scenarios to ensure all processes work according to predetermined goals.
  • Reporting & Analytics: Collaborates with internal stakeholders to determine requirements for reporting and analytics; leverages data in HRIS and other HR and Finance systems to develop and deliver standardized and complex reports (e.g. headcount reports, overtime, pto, turnover, etc.); reports generally include analysis; works with vendors to develop new reports/reporting packages as required.
  • Data Integrity: Maintains accuracy of employee-related data in HRIS (Ultipro) as the ‘system of record’; oversees data transfers from/to other firm and external systems; identifies opportunities to integrate data from/to other systems in a way that maintains data integrity and minimizes duplicate entries.
  • Needs Analysis: Partners with stakeholders to understand their business requirements to support key business processes (performance management, compensation); translates business needs into technical requirements, and liaises with IS and external vendors as required to ensure quality and timely solutions are delivered.
  • Vendor Engagement: Under the direction of Sr. Manager, HR Services and/or Sr. Manager, HR, acts as the point of contact to communicate business requirements of programs and processes, requests consulting and functional support resources; oversees development and delivery of customized solutions; participates in vendor meetings.
  • Team Support: Provides hands-on support, guidance, and training to stakeholders as they interface with various HR systems and technology in the course of performing their roles; investigates and resolves any issues.
  • Project Support: Participates in projects for any HR system or technology implementation; identifies, tracks, monitors and communicates on project-related issues, scope changes, variances and contingencies that occur during the course of these projects; participates in firm wide projects where HR data and/or system integration is required.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Computer Science, Information Systems, Human Resources, or a related field.
  • 3-4 years of progressive experience in process/systems roles within an HR environment.
  • Experience in manipulating various data points to create reports in an HR environment.
  • Broad knowledge of HR systems and processes.
  • Keeps current with emerging HR systems and technology.
  • Working knowledge of HRIS; experience with Ultipro (desirable).
  • Flexible and self-motivated working style with strong personal ownership for quality of work.
  • Experience working in a client service-focused environment, ideally in a professional services firm.
  • Ability to think creatively, and deliver in pragmatic ways.
  • Ability to map processes and transactions that are efficient and user intuitive.
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written.
  • Strong teamwork and collaborative skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Strong project coordination skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Training & Support Specialist (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking an experienced and skilled Training & Support Specialist to join our Toronto office. This position requires an individual with a strong client service orientation, a focus on adult learning and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Design, implement and deliver technical training for all members of the firm, new hire orientation and training for support staff, and managers and soft skills training such as client service, teamwork, and productivity to support staff and managers.
  • Deliver customized training and support to the firm’s legal professionals including training on specific technology as well as working with legal professional and assistant work teams to establish efficient practice management processes.
  • Deliver training support to members of the firm in its other offices either through remote desktop tools or through in-person training. Each member of the training team travels to the other offices approximately 2-3 times per calendar year.
  • Design, test and evaluate end user documentation (e.g. technical documentation, manuals, reference guides and training aids).
  • Participate in firm projects to implement new software or systems and take responsibility for the design of training programs and material related to those projects.
  • Respond to questions and requests for assistance from all members of the firm regarding how to use particular features of the firm’s technology.
  • Deliver lunch/evening workshops and one-to-one coaching in both technical and soft skills.
  • Facilitate meetings, focus groups, seminars and classroom training.
  • Update and maintain the training curriculum to meet the business needs of the firm.
  • Work independently and consult with the training team and other departments as needed to accomplish all tasks.
  • Develop on-line training courses and self-study exercises as required to supplement classroom training.
  • Assess individual training needs and learning style and assist Human Resources and departmental managers to develop appropriate training strategy and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with members of the Information Services department to identify training opportunities related to the firm’s technology.
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of management professional development events.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary education with a focus on adult education, training or a related program.
  • 5 plus years’ experience in adult training and education (both technical and non-technical).
  • Sound knowledge/understanding of training concepts, methodologies and techniques associated with adult learning and education.
  • Previous working experience in a law or professional services firm is required.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and document management systems.
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly and apply knowledge.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and presentation skills; ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels within the organization with tact and diplomacy.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Exceptional client service skills with a proven track record of ‘going above and beyond’ to service clients.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently.
  • Strong organizational, attention to detail, and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines in a high pressured environment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Malinda Dunfield, Manager, Human Resources.

Corporate Law Clerk (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking an ambitious, self-driven mid to senior corporate law clerk to join our team in Toronto. The ideal candidate will be a confident, proactive, high detailed oriented team player who possesses excellent organizational skills. Working with other law clerks, lawyers and articling students, it is expected that the candidate will be able to manage a high volume of work with tight turnaround times during and outside business hours and will be called upon to draft, review and analyze corporate documents, and assist with transactions.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have at least 8 years’ experience as a corporate clerk, including exposure to some or all of the following:

  • drafting documentation relating to reorganizations, incorporations, amalgamations, annual proceedings, dissolutions, securities filings, etc.
  • conducting and reporting on minute book reviews and maintaining corporate records, securities ledgers and registers.
  • preparing documents and instructing agents in connection with extra provincial registrations, renewals and notification to provincial authorities.
  • conducting corporate searches, and analyzing and summarizing search results.
  • assisting with corporate reorganizations, share and asset purchase transactions, including:
    • preparing and maintaining closing checklists;
    • reviewing and drafting closing documents, including resolutions, officers’ certificates and other supporting documents; and
    • preparing closing books and drafting reporting letters.
  • Knowledge of applicable corporate statutes and regulations (CBCA and OBCA, etc.)
  • Community College Law Clerk Diploma or Certificate (or equivalent).
  • University degree would be a plus.
  • Experience using CorpLink will be considered an asset.
  • Experience accessing and making filings on SEDAR and working on securities transactions will also be considered an asset.

APPLICATIONS

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-HeadSenior Manager, Professional Resources.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

Junior Tax Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a junior tax associate to join our dynamic tax practice. Torys’ Tax Practice ranks among the best in Canada, with the expertise to support the effective execution of our clients’ most sophisticated goals. Our team approach integrates the firm’s leading skills from across our practice areas, including M&A, competition and foreign investment review, executive compensation and benefits, real estate, intellectual property and securities. We represent large multinational businesses, domestic public and private companies, and financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies and trust companies. We also represent issuers and sponsors of private equity investment funds and superannuated pension funds, and assist venture capital investors, start-up companies and mature businesses. Through our Canadian and New York offices, we advise clients in the planning and structuring of tax matters for cross-border and international transactions. Torys’ tax controversy and litigation lawyers have experience in dealing with all levels of tax authorities and with all phases of tax controversy, from the planning and implementation of specific transactions to tax filings, initial audits, assessments and appeals. In our transfer pricing practice, we work closely with clients to review risks and exposures before an audit happens, and we guide clients through best practices and managing documentation and compliance during an audit and dispute resolution process. Sales and commodity tax considerations are evaluated as part of our tax planning, tax advisory and tax controversy practices. The candidate will get extensive training and mentoring from a team of lawyers.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will:

  • at least 1 year of tax law experience;
  • some experience with tax planning for mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, the structuring of private and public investment and advising on tax matters related to corporate financings;
  • some experience drafting tax memoranda and opinions;
  • some experience with tax advocacy, including litigation and dealing with tax authorities;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • the ability to juggle multiple files; and
  • a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic.

All qualified applicants must be members in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada.

APPLICATIONS

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-HeadSenior Manager, Professional Resources.

 Click here to download a PDF of this opportunity.

Mid-Level Tax Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a mid level tax associate to join our dynamic tax practice. Torys’ Tax Practice ranks among the best in Canada, with the expertise to support the effective execution of our clients’ most sophisticated goals. Our team approach integrates the firm’s leading skills from across our practice areas, including M&A, competition and foreign investment review, executive compensation and benefits, real estate, intellectual property and securities. We represent large multinational businesses, domestic public and private companies, and financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies and trust companies. We also represent issuers and sponsors of private equity investment funds and superannuated pension funds, and assist venture capital investors, start-up companies and mature businesses. Through our Canadian and New York offices, we advise clients in the planning and structuring of tax matters for cross-border and international transactions. Torys’ tax controversy and litigation lawyers have experience in dealing with all levels of tax authorities and with all phases of tax controversy, from the planning and implementation of specific transactions to tax filings, initial audits, assessments and appeals. In our transfer pricing practice, we work closely with clients to review risks and exposures before an audit happens, and we guide clients through best practices and managing documentation and compliance during an audit and dispute resolution process. Sales and commodity tax considerations are evaluated as part of our tax planning, tax advisory and tax controversy practices. The candidate will get extensive training and mentoring from a team of lawyers.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will:

  • 4 to 6 years of tax law experience;
  • the ability to evaluate and assess complicated tax issues and research and analyze applicable tax law and matters;
  • experience with tax planning for mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, the structuring of private and public investment and advising on tax matters related to corporate financings;
  • experience working on international tax matters, such as treaty interpretation, withholding tax, foreign tax credits, the foreign affiliate regime and transfer pricing;
  • experience drafting tax memoranda and opinions;
  • experience in applying for and pursuing advance income tax rulings and technical interpretations;
  • some experience with tax advocacy, including litigation and dealing with tax authorities;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files;
  • a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic; and
  • excellent academic credentials.

All qualified applicants must be members in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada.

APPLICATIONS

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Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Danielle Traub, Head of Legal Recruitment and Student Development.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Danielle TraubHead of Legal Recruitment and Student Development.

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Litigation Associate (2 positions, Montréal)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Torys is looking to recruit two exceptional young lawyers who distinguishes themselves through strong academic credentials, professional achievements and personal qualities. The ideal candidate will have at least 1-3 years’ experience in civil and commercial litigation acquired at a major law firm, a boutique law firm or top tier organization. The candidate must be perfectly bilingual, both oral and written.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The successful candidate will:

  • be able to work independently as well as in a team;
  • demonstrate good judgment, legal reasoning and creativity in solving problems;
  • demonstrate intellectual rigor and professional integrity; and
  • a positive attitude and a demonstrated strong service and work ethic.

APPLICATIONS

If this unique opportunity to join a team of exceptional lawyers and participate in high profile cases excites you, please contact our exclusive recruiter, Carline Haney, on a strictly confidential basis.

Hanley

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

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Jeune Avocat(e)s (Montréal)

Nous souhaitons recruter des jeunes avocat(e)s exceptionnel(le)s qui se distinguent par leur parcours remarquable, entre autres en ce qui a trait aux résultats académiques, réalisations professionnelles et qualités personnelles. Nous sommes à la recherche de candidat(e)s possédant une bonne expérience en litige civil et commercial.

Cette expérience doit avoir été acquise dans un environnement de haut niveau permettant ainsi aux candidat(e)s d’avoir été exposé(e)s à des dossiers complexes d’envergure. Cette expérience peut avoir été acquise en grand cabinet, en cabinet boutique ou exceptionnellement en entreprise. Le/la candidat(e) devra être parfaitement bilingue tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit.

La personne retenue devra : être en mesure de travailler de façon autonome de même qu'en équipe; démontrer un bon jugement, raisonnement juridique et créativité dans la solution de problèmes; faire preuve de rigueur intellectuelle, intégrité professionnelle et désir de se dépasser; et posséder un sens du service à la clientèle développé.

Vous pouvez vous entretenir discrètement et sur une base strictement confidentielle avec notre recruteur exclusif pour en savoir plus sur cette une occasion unique de joindre une équipe d’avocat(e)s hors pair et de participer à des dossiers exceptionnels.

CANDIDATURE

Vous pouvez vous entretenir discrètement et sur une base strictement confidentielle avec notre recruteur exclusif pour en savoir plus sur cette une occasion unique de joindre une équipe d’avocat(e)s hors pair et de participer à des dossiers exceptionnels.

Hanley

Nous favoriser un environnement inclusif et accessible et nous engageons à fournir un soutien aux demandeurs et fermes membres souffrant d’un handicap. Si vous avez besoin d’un hébergement à tout moment au cours du processus de recrutement, veuillez contacter Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, responsable, ressources professionnelles.

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M&A Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level private equity/M&A associate to join our dynamic and busy corporate group in New York. For more information on our Private Equity practice, please click here.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • significant private equity/M&A deal experience;
  • the ability to run transactions with limited supervision;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • approximately 3 years of relevant NY‐law transactional experience in a law firm setting;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • good judgment.

You must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

If this opportunity excites you, please submit your cover letter, résumé and transcripts online here. Applications should be addressed to Kathleen Mon, Senior Manager, New York Administration and Professional Resources.

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We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kathleen Mon, Senior Manager, New York Admin and Professional Resources.

Mid-Level Corporate Associate (P3 Group, Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Canadian P3 market has recently been one of the most active globally, with more than 250 projects valued at over $120 billion now completed or underway. The initial focus on social infrastructure, primarily in the areas of healthcare and justice, has extended to other sectors such as transportation, transit, communications, water and wastewater, social housing and alternative delivery models for public services. The U.S. P3 market is also expanding strongly.

We are looking for a mid-level corporate associate to join our thriving P3 team. Our P3 team has played a significant role in many public-private partnership (P3), alternative financing and procurement (AFP) and construction projects for our clients. In this role, you will provide advice to our clients on major capital projects, including P3 and AFP projects in multiple sectors. The work includes commenting on, drafting and/or negotiating concession and project agreements, major subcontracts (both construction contracts and service contracts), financing documents and equity arrangements.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 2 years of corporate, commercial or financing experience;
  • both Ontario and New York bar admission;
  • experience advising clients in respect of contract drafting, negotiation and administration, risk identification, evaluation and management;
  • experience representing private developers, public authorities, lenders, construction contractors and/or service providers in the implementation of large-scale infrastructure and large scale projects;
  • experience working on commercial construction and project development transactions;
  • expertise in structuring, negotiation, and documentation of international and domestic project and structured financings;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

APPLICATIONS

If this opportunity excites you, please submit your cover letter, résumé and transcripts to Danielle TraubHead of Legal Recruitment and Student Development.


We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Danielle TraubHead of Legal Recruitment and Student Development.

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Mid-Level Corporate Associate (Life Sciences, Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a mid-level corporate associate to join our dynamic life sciences practice. Torys’ Life Science Practice is consistently ranked as a leading life science practice in both Canada and the U.S. and the only totally integrated cross border practice of its kind. We work with biopharma, medical device and health technology companies ranging from start-ups to the largest biotech company in the world, venture capitalists, investment banks, academic medical centers and inventors. The client base is truly international with a focus on U.S., Canadian, Israeli and European entities. The candidate will get extensive client exposure and responsibility and will be mentored by a team of lawyers.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate should have:

  • strong academic credentials
  • at least 3 years’ experience at a major law firm
  • strong background and/or passion for life sciences
  • high energy and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • love of learning and desire for accelerated professional development
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • the ability to provide creative solutions to clients’ issues
  • the ability and desire to work directly with both emerging and established clients
  • the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • excellent written and oral communication skills, including superb drafting skills
  • the ability to balance competing client demands
  • a positive attitude, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic

The candidate should have some experience with and/or exposure to some or all of the following:

  • drafting and negotiating documents for venture capital, private equity and mergers and acquisition transactions
  • drafting and negotiating licensing and joint venture agreements
  • securities law transactions, including private placements, public offerings and other financings, as well as periodic disclosures
  • general corporate representation

Applicants should be members in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada and/or in a U.S. state

APPLICATIONS

If this opportunity excites you, please submit your cover letter, résumé and transcripts to Danielle TraubHead of Legal Recruitment and Student Development.


We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Danielle TraubHead of Legal Recruitment and Student Development.

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Financial Reporting Assistant (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a Financial Reporting Assistant to join our Financial Services team. The Financial Reporting Assistant is responsible for preparing, updating, and maintaining standard (routine) financial data/reports for Financial Analysts, Finance Managers and various other stakeholders.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Produce standard reports through Elite Enterprise queries and SQL scripts for lawyers and administrative departments (daily).
  • Respond promptly to ad hoc requests from lawyers and administrative departments.
  • Prepare and maintain standard internal management reports (financial and non-financial information) for Finance Managers and Finance Committees.
  • Participate in internal client meetings; assist in preparation of presentation materials and agendas.
  • Assist in the Financial System conversion project, attending all relevant meetings and workshops.
  • Prepare and maintain standard hours reports for Professional Resources.
  • Assist in updating and maintaining standard reports to analyze key internal metrics (financial and non-financial).
  • Perform maintenance of the Financial Accounting/Reporting system (daily updates).
  • Perform setup and management of accounting system records for IS and other Finance groups (posting to the GL).
  • Prepare Pro Bono hours and values summary; provide trend analysis on Pro Bono work.
  • Provide administrative support and backup to Financial Analysts, Pricing Analyst and Finance Managers.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting or a related field .
  • 1-2 years previous related experience, preferably in a professional services firm.
  • Strong technical skills with solid knowledge of Excel including pivot tables. Experience with SQL, and Access is an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, efficient and organized.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound judgment – the ability to work with tact and discretion.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting: firmadminrecruiting@torys.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Malinda Dunfield, Manager, Human Resources.

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